All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) has launched a campaign against the acute crisis of potable water in the city and trans-Yamuna area.

: Expressing concern over unhygienic condition at rail premises, a parliamentary panel today said cleanliness of stations and trains is "far from satisfactory and is a major area of concern".

A delegation of All India KisanMazdoorSabha (AIKMS) along with several sandmine workers submitted a memorandum to ADM (R) Ashok Kumar on Monday demanding immediate ban on operation of loaders, mach

ALLAHABAD: With the objective of checking infant mortality rate (IMR), state health authorities have come up the Khasra Rakshak Abhiyan, a campaign to control spread of measles, as part of the nati

90 Trees Cut Near Butler Palace

Lucknow: A Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Thursday restrained the state authorities from felling trees in the city for widening of roads. The court also asked if the authorities have any plan to plant new trees at alternative places to compensate for the trees cut down. Justice Uma Nath Singh and Justice VK Dixit passed the order on a PIL against cutting of trees in the Butler Palace area and Tilak Marg on Dalibagh, but it is likely to come as a deterrent in other instances of tree felling as well. Wideninf of NH24, for instance, has already taken a toll on some 8,200 trees.

The river Ganga is the cultural heritage and identity of the country and every effort should be made to free it from pollution.

The report by WWF India on scientific assessment of E-Flows for a healthy Ganga during Kumbh 2013 to ensure adequate release of flows in the river and to build consensus on environmental flows among key stakeholders.

Pollution levels rose alarmingly in the river Ganges in Allahabad on the first day of the Kumbh Mela festival, according to a study by the state pollution control board.

Two more deaths in U.P.; temperatures below normal at most places

The cold wave continued to affect normal life in most parts of North India on Tuesday as more two persons lost their lives due to extreme cold in Uttar Pradesh. Residents of the national Capital had a taste of the harsh winter with the minimum temperature dipping to 4.8 degrees, three degrees below normal for this time of the season. Though the sun shone bright through the day, there was chill in the air even as the maximum temperature rose to 20.4 degrees, which was one degree below normal.

ALLAHABAD: Agitated over high levels of pollution and shallow water in the holy Ganga, the Shankracharyas, seers and Dandi swamis, along with all the akaharas, are all set to repeat the feat of 2010 Mahakumbh of Hardwar- boycott the next 'Shahi Snan' on Mauni Amavasya scheduled for February 10. These saints, on Friday, threatened that "if the situation remained unchanged, they will not bathe in the next Shahi Snan".

The alarming condition of the holy river, besides instigating saints to boycott the Shahi Snan, has become the poll plank for various political parties in the forthcoming general elections of 2014.

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